Recruit Rockstars 324: She’s a Hustler in Venture Capital


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Elizabeth Yin is General Partner of Hustle Fund. It’s a pre-seed VC fund that invests at the earliest stage - typically in a founding team with a beta version of the product but no revenues.

She writes the first check (after Mom is tapped out.)

As Elizabeth says, she loves to invest in “hilariously early startups.” The average check is $25K. More importantly, invests hours each week with each of her portfolio companies.

Previously, CEO of LaunchBit ad tech platform. Then became Partner of the 500 Startups well-known accelerator program.

In this 20-minute conversation, Elizabeth candidly shares the mistakes that she sees Entrepreneurs make when recruiting.

And how you can live to fight another day.

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